Aviatrix OpenVPN® Feature Highlights

This document highlights Aviatrix OpenVPN® features. For how to instructions, consult this link.

VPN Management

  • Centrally Managed A single pane of glass allows you to manage all VPN users, VPN certificates and VPN user visibility.
  • OpenVPN® Compatible Built on OpenVPN® and is compatible with all OpenVPN® client software.
  • Split Tunnel Supports split tunnel mode where only specified CIDRs ranges go through the VPN tunnel.
  • Full Tunnel Supports full tunnel mode where all user IP sessions including Internet browsing go through the VPN tunnel.
  • PKI Management Supports Bring Your Own (BYO) PKI management system.
  • Force Disconnect Any admin can force disconnect a VPN user from the controller console.
  • Dashboard View all active VPN users and their connection history from the controller console dashboard.
  • REST API Support REST API for all management activities.

Authentication Options

  • LDAP/AD Integration Authenticates VPN user from Aviatrix gateways in addition to VPN certificate authentication.
  • DUO Integration Authenticates VPN user from Aviatrix gateways in addition to VPN cert authentication.
  • OKTA Integration Authenticates VPN user from Aviatrix gateways in addition to VPN cert authentication.
  • MFA Integration Combines LDAP and DUO for multi-factor authentication.
  • Shared Certificate Support a shared certificate arrangement among VPN users. (When this option is is selected, you should enable additional authentication options to ensure secure access.)
  • Client SAML Integration Authenticates VPN user directly from Aviatrix VPN client to any IDP via SAML protocol.

Authorization

  • Profile-Based Access Control Each VPN user can be assigned to a profile that is defined by access privileges to network, host, protocol and ports. The access control is dynamically enforced when a VPN user connects to the public cloud via an Aviatrix VPN gateway.

Scale Out Performance

  • TCP-based VPN You can use Aviatrix integrated ELB to load balance multiple Aviatrix VPN gateways. When ELB is used, OpenVPN® client software runs on TCP port 443. TCP-based VPN requires no special corporate firewall rules when VPN client is on-prem.
  • UDP-based VPN You can use Aviatrix integrated AWS Route53 round robin routing to load balance multiple Aviatrix VPN gateways. When Route53 round robin routing is used, OpenVPN® client software runs on UDP port 1193. UDP-based VPN has improved file transfer performance.
  • Geo VPN For TCP-based VPN, you can use Aviatrix integrated AWS Route53 latency-based routing to load balance clients residing in different geographic locations.

Logging Integration

  • VPN User VPN user connection history and bandwidth usage can be logged to Splunk, SumoLogic, ELK, Remote Syslog and DataDog.
  • User Activity Each VPN user TCP/UDP session can be logged to Splunk, SumoLogic, ELK, Remote Syslog and DataDog.

Client Software

  • OpenVPN® Client Software All OpenVPN® client software is supported. The supported clients are macOS, Windows, iOS, Android, Chromebook, Linux and BSD.
  • Aviatrix VPN Client Aviatrix VPN Client supports macOS, Windows and Linux Debian distribution and BSD distribution. Choose Aviatrix VPN Client if you require SAML authentication directly from VPN client software.

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